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BA Public Policy & Administration with embedded Civil Services Coaching and Test Preparation

BA Public Policy & Administration with embedded Civil Services Coaching and Test Preparation

BA Public Policy & Administration with embedded Civil Services Coaching and Test Preparation

This BA Public Policy Program focusses on developing professionals who are equipped with the nuances of public policy to confront issues that governments face on a day to day basis. The programs offered aim to prepare administrators who venture beyond scholarly discourse and are well versed in various substrates of public policy. BA Public Policy & Administration has a built –in coaching component for the Indian Administration Services (IAS) – a first in India. This program provides knowledge of economics, public finance, research methods, public policy, leadership and strategy.

Advantage Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle

This BA Public Policy Program offered at UPES has an unique component. Keeping in view the career aspirations of the new generation, UPES has embedded Civil Services Examination coaching along with the regular course curriculum of BA program.

The Civil Services exam not only focuses on academic knowledge but also on the overall understanding of the society and finding solutions for contemporary problems. Proper guidance from experts is vital to achieve success. The study material, prepared by subject experts, focuses on priority areas from examination point of view. Class room teaching, regular model examinations on UPSC pattern will help the students to get familiar with the exam pattern.

To impart this training, UPES has joined hands with Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle, an institute which has over a period of time, with rigorous efforts, developed a time tested methodology for success in the civil services examination. This has made Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle, the institution with one of the highest success rates not only in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, but also in India. Dr. Lakshmaiah, the renowned faculty of Anthropology in India who authored 7 text books of Anthropology, provides able and dynamic leadership to this IAS study circle. Dr. Lakshmaiah has brought faculty from different streams all over India to this institution.

More than 4.5 lakh aspirants take this nationwide competitive examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for entry to the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Foreign Service (IFS). UPES is the first private university in India to offer such an embedded test preparation component.

To view Dr. Lakshmaiah’s IAS Study Circle website click on the Logo CCE

 

Duration 3 years

Eligibility

  • Min. 50% in Class 10th & 12th

 

Career Prospects

  • Government agencies
  • International agencies
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • City Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Private firms
  • Non-government organizations

Semester I

Subject
  • Macro Economics I
  • Sociology
  • History of Politics
  • Political Science I
 

Semester II

Subject
  • Political Science II
  • Psychology
  • Macro Economics II
  • Political Geography
 

Semester III

Subject
  • Introduction to Computer Application
  • Organizational Communication
  • India Political System
  • Public Administration – Paper I #
 

Semester IV

Subject
  • Management Information System
  • Developmental Theory
  • Public Administration – Paper II ##
  • Quantitative Techniques & Research Methodology
 

Semester V

Subject
  • Indian Administration – Paper I *
  • Welfare State & Social Policies
  • Judiciary and our Constitution
  • Financial Governance
  • Summer Internship
 

Semester VI

Subject
  • India Foreign Policy
  • Comparative Policies
  • Indian Administration – Paper II **
  • Seminar
  • Dissertation
 
#  Public Administration Paper I
  • Administrative Theory – Introduction
  • Administrative Thought
  • Administrative Behaviour
  • Organizations
  • Accountability & Control – Concepts of Accountability & Control
  • Administrative Law
##  Public Administration Paper II
  • Comparative Public Administration
  • Development Dynamics
  • Personnel Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Techniques of Administrative Improvement
  • Financial Administration
**  Indian Administration – Paper I
  • Evolution of Indian Administration
  • Philosophical & Constitutional Framework of Govt.
  • Public Sector Undertakings
  • Union Government & Administration
  • Plans & Priorities
  • State Govt. and Administration
  • District Administration since Independence
** Indian Administration – Paper II
  • Civil Services
  • Financial Management
  • Administrative Reforms since Independence
  • Rural Development
  • Urban Local Government
  • Law and Order Administration
  • Significant Issues in Indian Administration

 

Counselling Interview

     
1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
76,310 25,440 101,750
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
76,310 25,440 101,750
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
83,910 27,965 1,11,875
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
83,910 27,965 1,11,875
5th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
92,250 30,750 1,23,000
6th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
92,250 30,750 1,23,000
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